Pop Smoke born on July 20, 1999, would have been 21 years old. The Brooklyn born artist lost his life on February 19, 2020 after being shot twice during a home invasion.
Steven Victor took to Instagram (@stevenvictor), letting the world know that July 20th, is a day of celebration. “Happy birthday superstar. ❤️ Today we celebrate you ❗️ Today we turn our pain into champagne forever & always 💫.”
Social distancing doesn’t seem to apply in the music video for “The Woo”, as 50 Cent and Roddy Ricch appear in the video along with plenty of woman and others who showed up for the video.
Another release in celebration of Pop Smoke’s birthday is the deluxe edition for ‘The Woo’, ‘Shoot For The Stars Aim For The Moon’. The deluxe ddition features the likes of Jamie Foxx, Fivio Foreign, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, and Burna Boy.
Pop Smoke’s first posthumous release topped the Billboard charts with 251,000 equivalent album units in its first week. All nineteen songs landed on the Billboard Top 200.